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Experience  Jerusalem’s sects appeal!

Discover, chat and connect with members of  
Jerusalem’s most private and little known communities, 
who reveal insights into their daily lives and ethnic practices.


Face to face. People to people.
Surprising. Entertaining. Inspiring.

Our unique menu of Sects in the City tours, events and presentations
are tailor made by our expert team for your
group, mission, organization, conference or simcha.

Anthropological Tours

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Tailor made for your group, organization, conference or simcha in Jerusalem

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Events and Presentations

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Unique  behind-the-scenes opportunities  to meet the locals.

Let us develop a tailor made series or one-off event for
YOUR  tour, mission,  conference, organization, simcha or private group.

November 2013  hundreds of Jerusalem residents and visitors  attended
our pioneering weekly series of show-and-tells with
representatives of Jerusalem’s most insular minority sects 
at Jerusalem’s hottest social and cultural venue- First Station Plaza.

This was the series:

 4  Nov: Ethiopian Jews
with guest Tsega Melaku
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11 Nov : Armenians.
Music, conversation and Q&A with Kevork Hintlian and the Armenian Seminary of Jerusalem Choir


18 Nov: Lost tribes of India: Bnei Ephraim
Yehoshua Yaacobi revealed the stories, Jewish traditions and practices of the Bene Ephraim .

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25 Nov: Syrian Christians
Mukhtar Sammy Barzoon, a tailor by profession and a leader in Jerusalem’s Syrian Christian community, acquainted us with this elusive Syriac Aramaic-speaking religious sect.

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Series Director: Dr. Shalva Weil
Anthropologist, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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